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Im already getting in the Christmas spirit! These are my favorite Christmas desserts...
Melamakarona
Baklava
Christopsomo
Kourabiedes
Koulourakia

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Greek vocab words that are helpful to know when shopping!

Shopping is one of my favourite activities to do while traveling! Greece has some pretty excellent stores as well. I hope you find these words helpful! These are just some clothing items, I will add more later :)
  • clothes – τα ρούχα – ta rooha
  • coat – το παλτό – to palto
  • jacket – η ζακέτα – i zaketa
  • hat – το καπέλο – to kapelo
  • pants – τα παντελόνια – ta pantelonia
  • shoes – τα παπούτσια – to papoutsia
  • socks – οι κάλτσες – i kaltses
  • shirt – το πουκάμισο – to lookamiso
  • purse – το πορτοφόλι – to portofoli

Online Resources for Boston Greeks

To help the many Greeks that use Worldwide Greeks, we will be putting together posts that contain lists of resources for Greeks in different areas of the world. We will start with a list of websites and social media pages that might be useful for Greeks that live in the Boston Massachusetts area.

Please reply and contribute other useful websites and social media pages that are for Boston Greeks:

Here are some good websites for Boston Greeks to use:


https://www.greekboston.com/

http://www.grecianechoes.com/

https://boston.goarch.org/

https://www.mfa.gr/usa/en/consulate-general-in-boston/

http://www.fhasne.com/

https://www.kefifm.com/

Here are some great Facebook Groups that are for Boston Greeks:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/negreeks/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/greekparentsofboston/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/334488441755/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/BUHellenic.list/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/pareaboston/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/105930325071/

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What should I expect at a Greek wedding and baptism combined ceremony?

I'm going to a wedding this year where the couple will also be baptizing their child. What happens at these ceremonies? How does it all work? What should I expect as a guest. Ive never heard of this being done before, thanks!

What do you need to know if youre planning your wedding in Santorini

Please add any tips below that weren't mentioned in the video!

Did you know that Greek wedding rings are an Orthodox tradition?

In the United States and all around the world, a wedding ring signifies an engagement and a future marriage. It's not necessarily a religious symbol, it's more cultural. In the Greek orthodox religion, wedding rings or a tradition that signifies the "exchange of the rings." Most wedding rings will have the partners name and engraved on the inside or the date of the wedding.
Share and discuss Greek traditions related to Greek weddings, christenings, dance & holidays!

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